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Victory! Animal sacrifice banned at Nepal's Gadhimai Festival, half a million animals saved

New Delhi—In a move that will spare the lives of millions of animals over coming years, animal sacrifice has been cancelled indefinitely at Nepal's Gadhimai festival, the world's biggest animal sacrifice event held every five years for around 265 years. The decision announced by the Gadhimai T...

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Victory! Mexico Moves to Ban Wild Animals in Circuses

Wild animals in entertainment are winning big this month with an announcement that Mexico's Congress has passed legislation banning their use in circuses throughout the country. The move comes just months after lawmakers in the nation's capital, Mexico City, passed a ban that will go into effect nex...

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Circuses with wild caged animals banned by Victorian council

A Victorian council has banned circuses with caged wild animals from performing on its land as a sign of progressing with society's modern views on the treatment of animals. The Surf Coast Shire has passed the motion banning the containment of animals for "entertainment purposes" at a council meetin...

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Puppy farms: Victorian Opposition announces further crackdown on commercial breeding

The number of female dogs kept by commercial breeders in Victoria will be restricted to 10 if Labor wins the November state election, in a further clampdown on puppy farms. In May, Labor announced it would spend $5 million to boost RSPCA inspections of breeding facilities and to stop dogs being kept...

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